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  • Locations: Seoul, South Korea
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
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  • Restrictions: Longwood applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Program Model: Exchange Language of Instruction: English, Korean
Class Status: 2 - Sophomore, 3 - Junior, 4 - Senior Program Type: Study abroad
Language Level: 0 - None Minimum GPA: 2.5
Housing: Dorm Academic Partner: Sogang University
Program Description:

Overview | Academics | Eligibility | Housing | Program Costs | Scholarships and Grants | Visa Requirements

Sogang University in Seoul, South Korea

Seoul, South Korea
 

Overview

Study in beautiful and exciting Seoul, South Korea, at Sogang University, a Jesuit university offering over 200 courses in a variety of fields in English. Sogang receives students in diverse disciplines from all over the world, and offers free Korean language instruction for exchange students of all levels. Incoming students participate in a Buddy System that includes field trips. Additionally, students can take part in service learning and internships in laboratories, government offices, or in the Seoul Global Center.

All students participating in exchange programs are eligible to apply for a grant from the Office of International Affairs of up to $1,000 toward airfare costs.


Academics

The Sogang exchange is particularly well-suited for the following majors: Business, Biology, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Computer Science, English, Mathematics, Psychology, and Physics. A few courses exist in Art (particularly sound design), Criminal Justice Studies, History, and Political Science.

Participation in any credit-bearing study abroad program through Longwood will waive General Education Goal 9. 


Eligibility

This exchange program is open to all majors. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Courses are offered in English. Students wishing to take courses in Korean must prove competency.


Housing

Students will reside in on-campus dormitories alongside other international and Korean students.


Program Costs

Students on exchange programs pay regular Longwood tuition and fees for the semester they will be abroad. Additional costs include airfare, room and board, passport, any required visas, books, and personal expenses.

Longwood students also pay a $250 non-refundable study abroad administrative fee upon acceptance.


Scholarships and Grants

The Office of International Affairs offers two scholarships:

  • Lancers Abroad Scholarship: up to $500 for short-term programs or $900 for semester programs
  • Presidential Scholarship: up to $2,000 for semester-long programs in which participants are studying in non-Anglophone countries (generally reserved for foreign language majors, but students taking courses in the host language are also encouraged to apply).

Honors students are eligible for separate funding through the Cormier Honors College. Contact Jessi Znosko to get started.

For more information on these and many other scholarship opportunities, visit our Scholarships page.

Visa Requirements

The Department of State keeps up-to-date information about visa requirements for those studying in South Korea. Students are responsible for their own visa applications;and any related expenses. Contact Dr. Emily Kaneto get started.



Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018 02/15/2018 02/15/2018 TBA TBA